Note: GOLD 5.4 and later uses CSD software suite based licensing, and does not require a flexnet license server to be run. The following information therefore only applies to GOLD 5.3 and earlier.
In some circumstances when attempting to start a FlexNet licence server you may find that the "licence server" starts up as requested but the "vendor daemon" remains down. This can be caused by a stale vendor daemon process or licence server lock file remaining from a previous licence server session.
The first thing to do is stop the licence server by running the following command:
Then search for any remaining vendor daemon processing still running on your system using the following command:
ps -ef | grep ccdc
If you find any such processes, please kill them using a command of the following type:
kill -9 <process id>
In addition, you need to check for any licence lock files present in your temporary area, i.e.:
If you find any such files, please delete them. You should then be able to restart your licence server using the command:
To be sure that everything is running correctly, you can check the licence server status using the command: